Lakeside Physical Therapy Rehab and Sports Medicine specializes in manual therapy, exercise and support treatment in the comprehensive rehabilitation of primarily orthopedic and sports injuries of the spine, lower extremity and upper extremity including the hand (cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, pelvis, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and wrist injuries).
An estimated 7 million Americans seek medical attention for sports-related injuries each year.
There are 2 types of sports medicine injuries:
• Overuse injuries - Occur over time from repetitive trauma to the tendons, bones, and joints.
• Acute injuries - Usually result from a single traumatic event, like wrist fractures, ankle sprains, shoulder dislocations, and hamstring muscle strain.